NOTICE OF POSTING
For Sessional Faculty
The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology invites applications for the following teaching position to be offered in the Winter 2020 session. The successful candidate will have full responsibility for the course.
SEP786/787 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Fundamentals/Machine Learning : Classification Models
Term 2, Winter 2020
Date of Posting:
Units per Section:
Projected TA Support:
Start Time and Duration:
To be confirmed
Course Description/Relevant Employment Duties
Solving Problems using AI:
Searching, optimization, online search agents. Constraint satisfaction.
Knowledge, Reasoning and Planning:
Logic and Inference, Planning and Acting, Knowledge Representation. Knowledge and Reasoning with Uncertainty. Machine learning problems, training and testing, overfitting.
data preprocessing, overfitting and model tuning. Measuring predictor importance. Factors that Can Affect Model Performance. Feature selection. Measuring performance of classification models.
Discriminant analysis and other linear classification. Linear Support Vector Machine. Nonlinear classification models. Classification Trees and Rule based models. Remedies for severe class imbalance.
1. PhD and MBA or equivalent
2. Extensive Leadership Experience
3. Significant experience coaching founders of technology companies
2. Prior Teaching Experience
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, those legally able to work in Canada and at McMaster University will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. Accordingly, the University especially encourages applications from women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities
- Supplemented Fees- 15.02(a) The employee may be eligible to receive supplemented fees in accordance with Schedule C of the Collective Agreement. The actual rate of pay when in excess of the base rate of pay is deemed to include any supplemented fees owing, to the extent of the excess amount. If the actual rate of pay is less than the sum of the base rate of pay and the supplemented fees owing, then the employee shall receive the difference.
Please submit the following through the Mosaic Portal as indicated in Mosaic:
1. A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position (including your address, phone number, and email address) and emphasizing your experience with the material to be taught.
2. A resume listing your academic qualifications and relevant employment experience.
3. or current or previous McMaster sessional faculty, information necessary to determine your current and aggregate seniority (as defined by Article 20 of the Unit 2 Collective Agreement). Questions may be directed to CUPE 3906 (905-525-9140 Ext. 24056).
4. Names and contact information of two references
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